Gloyd family on a boat


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Gloyd family on a boat from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Gloyd family on a boat. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Gloyd family on a boat is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 3.13 in. x 3.38 in..

It was created in 1911.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

The Gloyd family is pictured in a boat. Elmer Gloyd and Kate Vest Gloyd sit side-by-side while their three-year-old son, Harold plays in the front of the boat. Kate's sister, Cornelia Vest Corbin, sits at the back of the boat.

Elmer Gloyd was born in 1877 in Lockbourne Ohio. He was married to Katherine Vest in 1906 and lived at 119 E Granville Rd, where the couple raised two children, Ellen and Harold. In addition to working as a carpenter and contractor, Elmer Gloyd served as a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Village Council, and the Water Board. He was also an active member of the Worthington Methodist Church, serving in the choir for over 50 years. Gloyd passed away of a heart attack in 1952.

Katherine (Kate) Vest Gloyd was the oldest daughter of Cornelia and Winfield Vest.

Harold Gloyd was born in 1908 and attended Worthington High School. He and fellow Worthington alum Paul Wager were killed in a plane crash in 1929 near Mt. Gretna, Pennsylvania.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 02-G-261.79.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1099.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 2, 2020. It was last updated September 22, 2021.